Extra-Alarm Fire in Baltimore’s Adult Entertainment District


Baltimore firefighters battle two big blazes in the course of hours. One fire downtown does damage to the city’s adult entertainment district and buildings more than 100 years old.

Two five-alarm fires …
About 4:00 p.m. Monday … Two city buildings and hundreds evacuated after a massive fire broke out in downtown Baltimore’s adult entertainment district in the 400 block of Baltimore Street known as “the Block.”

About 1:00 a.m. Tuesday … Four-story building fire — five-alarm fire in Mount Vernon area in the 800 block of North Charles Street.